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MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. ing about upgrading... finally! jonathan was fine when you were in your 20s, but he's not right for you. good-bye jonathan and his creepy little girl hands. i meant... [ male announcer ] or choosing a windows 8 device with help from the experts at staples. another way staples and hp make it easier to upgrade. make your windows 8 experience even better with hp. and this week, get $200 off the hp envy dv6 notebook. staples. that was easy. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. which isn't rocket science. this is hayden. he's five years that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
tonight for the show about which we are very glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. >>> governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. >> i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend,
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 1:00am PDT
about which we are very glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. >>> governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. >> i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend, and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doings jobs people elected us to do. i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for people of our state. >> president obama and new jersey's republican governor chris christie expressing mutual appreciation for one another yesterday, talking about the joint, federal and state response to hurricane sandy. this hurricane is obviously a huge and extreme weather event. but it is moments like that, moments like that that make this what is known in politic
KRON
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
governor andrew cuomo says many people on long island have not yet had power restored because their homes are too unsafe. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan says he was shocked about not winning the election. president obama won virtually every critical battleground state including ohio. ryan says that is the moment they realized things were going south. >> when the numbers came in going the other direction we saw the kind of turnout that was occurring in urban areas which were fairly unprecedented. it did come as a bit of a shock. >> ryan may have come up short on the vice presidential bid but he will continue to hold his seat in congress. >> a big honor for oakland a's manager. gary has that story ahead. plus a heavy weight battle in college basketball as duke battles kentucky. all the sports coming up. #úfó [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch m
Univision
Nov 3, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, pero ahora el mayor problema es la gasolina, por lo cual el gobernador de nueva york, andrew cuomo dijo que al menos 4 millones de galones de combustible fueron distribuidos, para ello se cuenta el desplazamiento de camiones de gasolina que repartirán gasolina por la gran manzana, porciones de connecticut y nueva jersey, el gobernador también dijo qo que para combatir la crisis se repartirán 12 millsdmillones de galones en los próximos días, también el gobernador de nueva jersey, chris christie dijo que en 12 condados los vehículos que abastecan de combustible si su placa termina en número par. >>> el presidente barack obama dijo desde ohio que el país está listo para dar apoyo a los afectados para la labor del huracán sandy y agradeció el apoyo de equipos de rescate y ayuda a las víctimas, el centro médico langore de nueva york que que tuvo que evacuar unos 300 pacientes, dijo que todas las áreas están en servicio, y otros hospitales dicen que están listas sus instalaciones para las próximas dos semanas. >>> el gobernador de nueva jersey, chris christie extendió la v
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm EST
pollowing supeessorm sandy. new york governor andrew cuomo plans to have a speccaal commission investigate the &putility company...and a roup of long island residents iled a class-action lawsuit against them for its response to the storm. it's been two wweks since sandy hit aad almost 50- thouuand residents are still waiting fr power. 3 --adblib weat hey make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa, and you'll always find your favorite. with so many choices, keurig has everyone's fa
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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CNN
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
from sandy still coming. new york governor andrew cuomo is expected to address the media shortly. we will monitor what he says and bring you late details should the governor make news. bellevue right now evacuating patients. 700 patients in all. this will be going on all night long after a day of running the generator. the rooftop generators with buckets of fuel from the basement passed hand to hand up 13 flights of stairs, if you can imagine. and now traffic in manhattan jammed solid. the subways expected to start to come on-line tomorrow, but in a very, very limited way. people now jamming buses or simply walking. things are improving slightly in places. but this crisis is far from over and it is evolving almost minute by minute. we have all of the angles starting with president obama and new jersey governor chris christie. with the election near but the disaster now two political rivals joined hands and got to work. they saw a shoreline battered beyond recognition, almost beyond belief. mile after mile of destruction. home after home, life after life. on the ground at a local
CNN
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
coast. hoboken, new jersey, the fallout from sandy, still coming. new york governor andrew cuomo expecting to be briefing the media shortly. we'll bring you late-breaking details. the national guard is out in force in hoboken, across the river, a long line of ambulances, outside another big manhattan hospital, bellevue, right now, evacuating patients. 700 patients in all, this will be going on all night long after a day of running the generator, the rooftop generator with buckets of fuel from the basement, passed hand to hand up 13 flights of stairs if you can imagine. there's that and there is this. traffic in manhattan, jammed solid. subways expected to come online tomorrow in a very limited way. people jamming buses or simply walking. things are improving, slightly in places. but this crisis is far from over, and it is evolving almost minute by minute. all of the angles tonight, starting with president obama and new jersey governor chris christie. with the election near, but the disaster now, two political rivals joined hands and got to work. they saw a shoreline battered beyond recogni
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
andrew cuomo as well as residents and now officials are vowing to do the job they say utility companies have not. >> what we have felt here is there's an absence of leadership and we're going to step in. we're working directly with the people on the ground to get power restored as quickly as possible. >> later today janet napolitano will make her second trip to staten island, the hardest hit of the new york voros. joining me is howard, a resident. we spoke yesterday. we wanted to check on you and see how you're doing today. any indication yet when you may get power back? >> well, good morning, randi. thanks for having me back. no indication yet. i certainly do appreciate the opportunity to express how disappointed my fellow oceanside residents and i continue to be with the emergency response. the one bright light yesterday is we actually had a sanitation truck come down our block and begin to take some garbage away, but still no indication of when we'll have power back. and almost what's worse is there's really no communication or information flow at all about this. i haven't seen any l
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
york governor andrew cuomo and new jersey governor chris christie have promised an end to the shortage this week. >>> the gas shortage won't help the rush to get back to work and school this morning. first day of class for students in new york city since sandy. this morning new york city subway system is running at about 80% of its normal service. new jersey's transit agency says it's still several weeks away from full restoration, but it's running emergency bus service today. and if you are heading north, amtrak service will be limited today between washington, new york, and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains and long lines at ticket counters. >>> today montgomery county council president will discuss pepco's response to hurricane sandy. roger verlander will meet with members of the media today at the county building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines after the storm. pepco is receiving ge
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
andrew cuomo, the governor. $30 billion. where is that money going to go? @ [ male announcer ] this is the age of knowing what you're made of. why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doct about viagra. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates r chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, an abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you expeence a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. neil: you never want to look further than a crisis. and you don't want to look heartless either. a lot of folks are scratching their heads and ndering about andrew cuomo is 30 billion-dollar requesto federal aid for hurricane sandy. a lot of flks want to know how he came with that figure and also how he would spend our figure. we have an appropriations committee member, john
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
making headlines this morning, governor andrew cuomo lays out just how much help the new york region will need from the federal government to recover from the superstorm as president obama prepares to visit. >>> and investigators in indianapolis still trying to pinpoint the cause of an explosion that leveled more than 30 homes and killed two people. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment.  >>> still no word on what caused a massive house explosion that killed two people in indianapolis. the blast and flamed september many rest tent running for safety in just their pajamas late saturday night n all, 80 homes were damaged. 31 of them could be a complete loss. seven other people were injured but they are expected to be okay. witnesses say blast could be felt more than three miles away. >>> two weeks ago, superstorm sandy pound the east coast leaving a path of destruction behind. more than #00,000 people are still without power left in the dark and cold right now. andrew cuomo is asking for $30 billion in federal aid for clean-up. it is estimated that sandy caused
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
andrew cuomo has already said damage is in the $30 billion range. >>> the head of the long island power authority has resigned after facing mounting criticism falling superstorm sandy. more than 10,000 people in long island still without power. hundreds protested the company last week saying it's simply unacceptable for power not to be restored. new york governor andrew cuomo slammed all l state's power company, but especially long island power for their slow response time. >>> in iraq several car bombs detonated killing 14 people and injuring several others across iraq. the most explosive happened in the city of kirkuk, where four car bombs exploded. about an hour later, another exploded 40 miles west of kirkuk. another exploded in central baghdad killing one person and injuring nine others. they believe insurgents targeted a convoy, and another exploded in a village market south of baghdad. no one is claiming responsibility for these attacks. >>> d.c. police trying to learn what led to a triple shooting at a gas station. this happened at the bp on benning road in east capitol street n
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 2:30am PST
hurricane sandy. of course, not. governor andrew cuomo is putting together a commission to investigate how utility companies in new york responded to the storm. meanwhile, a familiar group is taking a new lead helping victims of hurricane sandy. remember the occupy wall street movement? it turns out they never really went away as nbc's katy tur explains. >> reporter: there are no official badges. all they have for identification is a first name crippled on tom masking tape. these volunteers may not have a legal charity status, but that's not stopping them. >> they desperately need our help. they lost everything. >> tax the rich. >> reporter: remember the occupy wall street movement famous for taking over zuccotti park and taking up the term 1%. now they have occupy sandy. occupy went to work and while fema temporarily shut its doors during last week's nor'easter, due to bad weather, occupy never did. more than two weeks after the storm, thousands of people volunteer daily. sash that brown is just one of them. he helps pack up supplies and deliver them to people in need. >>
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
has resigned effective the end of the year. new york governor andrew cuomo announced plans to have a special commission investigate the going on within that utility. >>> time now for a check of the forecast once again with lynette. it is cold and we think about those people in new york, lynette, the temperatures are getting dangerous. >> i know, charley. we've been talking about this for it seems like forever now. it just gets sadder and sadder. and for us here, some of us, we do have our power, a lot of us have our power back, but it's still cold nonetheless and this is what we'll be expecting as we go through the rest of today. let's talk about those temperatures right now coming in at 35 degrees in arnold, 32 in perry hall and churchville coming in at 34. so when you get in your car this morning, you're going to blast that heat because you're going to need to. we have a frosty start out there. the winds are on the light side out there at two miles, we'll take that, not adding insult to injury too much. at the surface, though, we do have high pressure that will be building in. we
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
." >>> stories making news this morning, new york governor andrew cuomo wants $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after sandy. almost 60,000 customers are still without power on new york's long island and all new jersey drivers can buy gasoline today as odd/even rationing ends. >>> over the next decade u.s. oil output is expected to surpass saudi arabia according to the international energy agency. by 2020, the u.s. could be the largest oil producer in the world. >>> kevin clash, the voice of elmo on sesame street is taking a leave of absence after allegations surfaced of a relationship with an underage male. clash admits to the relationship but says it was between two consenting adults. >>> the word of the year in the oxford american dictionary for 2012 is gif, which stands for graphics interchange format that can create simple animations and is widely used on the internet. others words include eurogeddon, super pac and super storm. >>> a new study finds a link between women who had the flu during pregnancy and autism. children born to women who had the flu while pregnant were at least t
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
andrew cuomo bus fares for the rest of the week. cannot thank the rest of -- the president enough. >> governor chris christie personally thank president obama for his help. they met with concerned lost their homes. nucleus remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. -- new jersey remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. at last check, to all people killed in the state. two million remain without power. vice president joe biden made some political waves. --, dangerous and attackers attacks, and now for president is again, less than a the election. mitt romney was joined by senator marco rubio at his rally at the university of miami. he showed u.s. -- praised fema playing a key role. vice president joe biden was in sarasota, and he is making some headlines for comments he made in a restaurant. he joked with him and about for president in 2016. followed a political rally ad ofhe slammed the gop the auto industry as dishonest. campaign declined to comment. a major donation from actor pitt. a supporter of same-sex marriage agreed to match the human-n campaign of up to
WETA
Nov 2, 2012 8:30pm EDT
reality. >> new york governor andrew cuomo is also saying that 100- year storms are coming every two years. hate to bring his name off, but al gore predicted this. >> sure did. >> isn't this another demonstration of how antiquated our infrastructure is? they have the sea barriers and the netherlands. >> one document says that is a heavy jet stream that locked sandy in is caused by some of the warming taking place in the arctic. hence global warming is a problem that we need to address. >> al gore did not talk about the information he was running for president, and these guys did not talk about it, neither one of them -- >> when he was running in 1988 he talked about it. >> if you had the mitt romney it was governor running against this obama, their positions would not be that different. mitt romney was a big endorser of cap-and-trade. now he has disavowed it. >> there is a huge disconnect, because the political culture is still full of deniers. unbelievable to go through three debates and not talk about climate change at all. >> there has been a lot of advertising by interest groups to sor
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 11:30am PST
in the u.s. in new york city alone, governor andrew cuomo estimates that 30,000 to 40,000 people could need housing. >> people are in homes that are un un uninhabitable. it's going to be increasingly clear that they're uninhabitable when the temperature goes down and they can't heat their homes. then we'll need to find housing for thousands right away. >> they've restored service to more than 75% of the customers in new york, but the millions who remain without power now have to deal with the cold front. forecasters say temperatures are expected to drop below freezing tonight and tomorrow evening. the american red cross is moving 80,000 blankets into the region ahead of colder weather. >>> let's head to belmar, new jersey now. that part of the jersey shore was hit pretty hard. what kind of progress are you able to see at this juncture? >> reporter: well, you're looking down ocean avenue here behind me. this was the beating heart, really, of the shoreline in belmar, no doubt about that, their boardwalk completely ripped up. they have a couple of lakes inland in this town. they fil
Telemundo
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
de sandy. diego arias, telemundo. >>> tambiÉn en new york, el gobernador andrew cuomo. firmÓ una orden ejecutiva que permite a distribuidor de gasolina, entrar temporalmente al estado sin cumplir con los requisitos habituales para aliviar la escasez de combustible que impide a los residentes transportarse. en nueva jersey las inundaciones causadas por la super tormenta, generaron caos entre los residentes de la zona de little ferry en el condado de bergen. viven varias familias hispanas, que comienzan a llegar para evaluar los daÑos a sus viviendas. sofÍa tiene los delts. >>> esta mujer desesperada pide ayuda, mo todos en este vecindades rÍo tienen tarea de sacar, votar y ver como pueden recuperar lo poco que les quedÓ. >>> asÍ que hoy no tenemos nada, tenemos que ir a comer, donde comemos porque no hay nada ahÍ ya. >>> 4 dÍas despuÉs del paso de sandy por nueva jersey asÍ lucen las calles. el ver todo destruido es muy doloroso. >>> parecÍa una pesadilla esto no pensamos que esto podrÍa pasar aquÍ. sinceramente. fue como tan rÁpido. >>> y toda una vid de sacrificio,
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
governor andrew cuomo says the fuel shortage that's led to long lines could go on for days, and he warned those taking mass transit this morning can expect a lot more company as people find other ways to go to work and students return to school. in new jersey, the odd-even licensing plate order remains in effect. many banks who waive fees say they'll extend those breaks until wednesday, and a massive crane dangling over a new york city high-rise has now been secured. and that means, people living and working near the site will finally be allowed to return. >>> viewers of our nbc universal telethon special hurricane sandy donated nearly $23 million to american red cross. it was the highest number of donations made by phone, text, and online to the red cross in five years. if you'd like to make a donation or find out more information, please check out nbcnews.com. >>> more than a thousand runners who lost out on their chance to run in this year's new york city marathon joined together in a different kind of race on sunday, to help those hardest hit by sandy. they traveled on the same ferry
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
some surrounding suburbs. new york governor andrew cuomo is calling for an investigation of the utility company that serves long island. more than to 30,000 customers there remain without power this morning. >>> overseas syrian president bashir al assad denies the syrian army is killing syrian people. in an interview with russian tv assad said there's no problem between him and the syrian people. there is no civil war in syria. and the 19 month uprising is the problem of terrorism. he said he's not leaving, i will live and die in syria. >>> an update on that young pakistani girl targeted by the taliban. the british hospital where malala yousufzai is recovering released this video of her. she was shot in the head by the taliban in october for speaking out against militants and call for education for women. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remembered slain u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens. she gave an award to stevens sister yesterday. clinton called stevens a fallen hero. designee understood that we will never prevent every act of terrorism or achieve perfect security
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
been without power since that storm hit. new york's governor andrew cuomo is calling for an investigation. he accuses utility companies of being unprepared and badly operated. families living in damaged homes are coping the best they can. >> that was the frosting on the cake. it was just. >> reporter: you're laughing about it. >> you know, if i started to cry, i really don't know when i would stop. >> new jersey governor chris christie says all 400,000 outages in his state should be fixed by saturday. >>> as some areas cope with all that snow, our area is getting ready for a warm-up. doug lets us know just how warm it ae's going to get. >> doreen, a sorely needed pattern shift. we've been talking about below average temperatures for two weeks. a nice night out there, but notice the breeze. we're still seeing winds gusting to 25 miles an hour at this hour, actual winds at northwest at 15 miles an hour, sustained and with a temperature of 47 we're talking windchills. take a look, 32 in winchester,s 37 in leesburg, 37 in gaithersbu gaithersburg, cold night, but we're in for a w
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
. i love logistics. >>> some stories making news, new york governor andrew cuomo wants $3$30 billion in federal d to rebuild after sandy, all new jersey drivers can now buy gasoline today as rationing e s ends. >>> over the next decade, ufrs oil output is expected to surpass saudi arabia, and by 2020 the u.s. could become the largest oil producer in the world. >>> kevin clash, the voice of elmo obsess my street, is take ing a leave of absence after allegations surfaced of a relationship with an underaged male. clash admits to the relationship but said it was between two consenting adults. >>> the word of the year in the oxford american dictionary for 2012 is gif which stands for graphics interchange format, and that can create simple animations. it's widely used on the internet. other words include eurogeddon, plus super pac and superstorm. those all sound familiar. >>> here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. this is beyond scrambled. an arizona woman six months pregnant has been arrested, accused of running down her husband with a jeep because he didn'
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
of gross negligence. today, new york governor andrew cuomo launched an investigation and vowed to hold them accountable. >>> and with nine days left until thanksgiving, today another kind of thanksgiving tradition. the annual prediction from aaa about how many of us plan to travel this holiday. they say more families will be traveling this year than last, 43.6 million of us will venture at least 50 miles from home and that's up 7% from last year. 90% of the travelers will drive, by the way, and the average thanksgiving travel budget is now $498, down $46 from last year. >>> and still ahead on "world news," an athlete collapses on live television from a crippling anxiety shared by millions of americans. how he turned his panic into triumph. next. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef befo opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
has approved more than $450 million in assistance. in the meantime, governor andrew cuomo plans to ask the government for $30 billion in disaster aid. >>> the federal red cross says it has received $117 million in donations to help the victims of sandy. the agency also says its response has been near flawless. some residents in certain areas disagree with that. they say the help has been sporadic and very difficult to find. >> red cross hasn't offered any assistance until yesterday. they take people's hard working money to assist people, and when push comes to shove, they don't assist. >> i think we are near flawless in this operation. i'm just so proud of everything that we are doing on the ground. >> the red cross says sandy poses unique challenges. it's the first cold weather hurricane, and it struck in an extremely urban area. the agency maintains it has more than 5,700 volunteers in the region who have already handed out nearly 5 million meals and snacks to people in need. >>> the new york veterans day parade not only honored those who fought for our country but collected dona
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
, andrew cuomo said he is launching an investigation. >>> while families work to rebuild after sandy, some are scouring the streets looking for their lost four-legged friends. the water rose so quickly that families had no time to react. the teams are going street by street in staten island trying to save pets. >> many of them suffer from stress. some of the cats have flood their urine. some had exturnal -- external wounds. >> animals are placed in foster care until the owners can get back home. >>> you have to love the dave matthews band. not only is their music great, so is their spirit. they're the latest to pledge support for the victims from superstorm sandy. they're giving $1 million to a relief concert. they kick whoever their winter tour in east rutherford, new jersey. all ticket and merchandise sales will go toward a relief fund. >> president obama said the country cannot afford a tax increase on all america -- americans. >> the president laid it all out in his japped. >> reporter: in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew w
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
put 5,000 new yorkers back to work. governor andrew cuomo slated the funds will allow the state to quickly hire unemployed residents to clean up areas devastated by hurricane sandy. that's one thing a lot of people are not talking about. there's so much cleanup to be done. >> they need people to do it. >> what better people to do it. >> they can't hire a plumber or electrician or any of those things right now. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> if you think it's cold out, this may make you think twice about complaining. more than 200 people warmed up before taking an icy dip in the waters off southeast poland. the tradition sees swimmers aged 6 to 80 dressed up in wigs and costumes to take the polar plunge. at 39 degrees, some complained the water wasn't even cold enough, since usually it's about 14 degrees in winter. apparently they like pain. >> a congo line. >> "hobbit" fever has reached new heights. a a new zealand airline revealed its largest graphic ever. it features the film's major characters. the ap
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
andrew cuomo also announced new ferry service that will replace trains and lines still damaged and flooded until they're back up and running. >>> two people are dead after a massive house explosion in indianapolis. the powerful blast happened late last night. could be felt for miles. at least three dozen homes were damaged or destroyed. the entire subdivision was evacuated and the power was turned off as well. about 200 people now staying in a nearby school set up as a shelter. still not clear what sparked the explosion, but a gas leak is expected. police continue to investigate. >>> several anti-government groups in syria are teaming up to form a new coalition tonight. this as fighting continued today all across that country. the move comes after intense international pressure to form a more united front to fight president bashar al assad's regime. the new coalition has elected a president, vice presidents and a security general. leaders are hoping this move will help draw in more international support as well as resources. >>> a nato service member killed today in an insider atta
PBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
reality, extreme weather is a reality. >> new york governor andrew cuomo also said that 100-year storms are coming every two years. hate to bring his name up, but how or predicted this. -- al gore predicted this. >> he sure did. >> they have seeress in the netherlands -- sea barriers in the netherlands. >> this may not be a question of the sea barriers. this heavy jet stream that came through -- that is caused by some of the warming taking place in the arctic. hence global warming is a problem. >> but back to al gore. al gore did not talk about the environment when he was running for president, and these guys did not talk -- >> when he was running in 1988 he talked about it. >> when you have the mitt romney as governor running against this obama, their positions would not have been different mitt romney ndorser of cap- and-trade. >> there is a huge disconnect, because the political culture is still full of deniers and politicians reflect that. unbelievable to go through three talktes and not about climate change at all. >> there has been a lot of advertising by interest groups to put fo
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
issue. on friday, mr. obama meets with congressional leaders. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is ask asking the frovd for $30 billion in aid to help his state rebuild following hurricane sandy. two weeks after the storm, tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the hardest hit sections of new york and new jersey. some 55,000 of them on long island. cuomo says the long island power company was not prepared and failed to communicate. >> i'm going to do a thorough review/investigation and a very serious one, and they will be held accountable. for past performance. and then we also have to get smart about this, and we have to make sure that we're prepared for when this happens again. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people were killed. yesterday, israel f
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
without power. >> we will not tolerate delay or excuses in this lawsuit. >> reporter: governor andrew cuomo announced an investigation to -- the new york utility companies and recommend reforms. the new york city mayor michael bloomberg said seven new restoration centers will open in some of the hardest hit areas and will offer one-stop service providing everything from basic supplies to applications for state and federal assistance. the victims will have access to nyc rapid repairs, a new program sending teams of contractors and city inspectors to affected areas to quickly repair damaged homes. >> this program is crucial for home owners whose power can't be turned back on until certain repairs are made. >> reporter: staten island residents feeling neglected by fema and the red cross taking relief operations into their own hands. setting up a shelter, clothing and food distribution center at a local catering hall. >> we went full force into turning this into what the people needed and to lose hot meals. >> reporter: the effort is an island-based operation with neighbor helping neighbo
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
the neighborhood looks like now. governor andrew cuomo walked the brown today and heard remarkable stories of heroism. the fire started about 11:00 when the hurricane was at its height. by the time firefighters made their way here, water pipes were bursting. and there was little pressure in the hydrants. they laid hoses in the rising water and used the flood to fight the fire. assistant chief is the incident commander. what did it took like? >> like a blow torch. fire, flames shooting up in the air 100 feet and moving quickly to the west driven by t hurricane. >> winds of something like 80 miles per hour blowing this fire. >> exactly. the winds coming off the ocean, very intense flames blowing from the southeast. we had two fronts of fire we had to deal with. >> when it comes to residential fires in new york city, where does this one rank? >> as far as i know unless you want to go back into the 1800s this is probably the biggest private residential fire that was had at least in modern times. >> the biggest one in new york city in modern times. how many houses destroyed? >> 111 hous
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